I saw a post on the Book of
Feces Faces just now, aimed at people wearing red caps. It occurs to me we may be seeing a new round of sumptuary laws. Onelook.com has a quick definition of sumptuary as “regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior”. It’s a bit broad, since it’s hard to think of a law that doesn’t regulate personal behavior. However…
Thou Shalt Now Wear a MAGA hat.
Generalized to Thou Shalt Not Wear a Red hat.
Hawaiian shirts are also forbidden, as are t-shirts with the wrong message on them, even if the wearer has just landed a probe on an asteroid.
I’m wondering where it’s going to end.